About This Plant

Buddleja davidii, commonly known as the butterfly bush, is a popular flowering shrub in the genus Buddleja. Native to China, it has gained recognition worldwide for its attractive and fragrant flowers, which are known to attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. This shrub is prized for its ability to draw butterflies and other beneficial insects to the garden, making it a favourite among gardeners looking to support pollinators.

The Story

Leaf

The leaves are grey-green and can be up to 8 inches long, giving the plant a somewhat coarse texture.

Produce

The butterfly bush is characterized by its long panicles of tubular flowers, which come in various colours, including shades of purple, pink, white, and lavender.
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